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# Why is a 50 percent discount is different from a second one for half?

Updated: 11/6/2022

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Let's say your item costs ten dollars. At a fifty percent discount, you pay five dollars.

If you buy one, get one half, you pay fifteen dollars for items that would regularly be twenty dollars. That's a twenty-five percent discount.

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